R | | Drama
In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England.
The Packhorse café doesn't exist any more. It was on the A5, a few miles south of Dunstable near Kensworth. The white railings just before they pull into the café are still there. Where J&H Packhorse café was is now a petrol station.
The whole world will end very soon - black, brittle bodies peeling into ash...
At 23:35, in history class, the student behind Mick changes position between shots.
The film's opening prologue states: Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding PROVERBS IV:7
In the USA, the film was originally released uncut, with an X rating. However, a more commercial rating was preferred and the film was reissued with an R rating after scenes of male frontal nudity were removed from the shower scenes.
from the "Missa Luba" (Philips Recording)
Sung by Les Troubadours du Roi Baudouin (uncredited)
Conducted by Fr. Guido Haazen O.F.M (uncredited)